His Majesty the Ssaabasajja Kabaka of Buganda, Ronald Muwenda Kimera At the time of his birth, his father Edward Muteesa II was in exile in Britain at the beginning of the political unrest in Uganda.
He was born on 13th April 1955 at Mulago hospital to Ssekabaka Muteesa II and Sarah Kisosonkole of the Nkima clan.
He took over the throne in1993 and still rules up to today. He has had different Prime Ministers who include Johoash Mayanja Nkangi of the Mutima clan, Joseph Mulwanyammuli Ssemwogerere of the Lugave clan, Daniel Muliika of the Nyonyi clan, Eng. JB. Walusimbi of the Ffumbe clan and currently Owek. Charles Peter Mayega of Omutima clan.
is married to Nnabagereka Sylvia Nagginda of the Musu clan and together they
have a daughter Ssangalyambogo Katrina.
During His Majesty’s formative period, he attended Buddo Junior School. As a young Prince, he was introduced to cultural exposition of the Baganda by staying in homes of prominent Chiefs for some time and also had private tuition at his father’s palace. He later left the country for the United Kingdom for further studies and upon completion he worked as a Journalist with the South Magazine which was published by Chief Abiola of Nigeria.
He returned to the country in 1986 after 20 years to take up his cultural responsibilities as a traditional leader of his Kingdom. He spearheads all development activities in the Kingdom including education, economic empowerment, social, health and cultural sectors.
On 31st July 1993, His Majesty was enthroned as the 36th King of Buganda.